Mar 26

L.M. Zoller (CIR Ishikawa-ken, Anamizu, 2009-11) is the editor of The Ishikawa JET Kitchen: Cooking in Japan Without a Fight. A writer and web administrator for The Art of Travel, ze also writes I’ll Make It Myself!, a blog about food culture in Japan, and curates The Rice Cooker Chronicles, a series of essays by JETs and JET alumni on the theme of cooking/eating and being alone in Japan, and The JET Alumni Culinary Group in LinkedIn.

New Rice Cooker Chronicles submissions always welcome. Just e-mail it to  jetwit [at]


These posts by JET bloggers were featured on the JET Alum Culinary Group on LinkedIn:

“How to Earn a Black Belt…In Front of the Conveyor Belt” by Alexandra Brueckner (ALT, Aomori, 2011-) at The Globe-Trotting Geek.

This piece about kaitenzushi was Freshly Pressed on WordPress on March 12, 2013. おめでとうございます!


Weekend: 3月17日: Osaka mealsby Sarah (ALT, Takaoka, 2012-) at Daily Nibbles.

Sarah takes gorgeous photos of Osaka’s famous foods. Takoyaki has never looked this good!


“A quick break at Kiharu” by Brittany (CIR, Matsue, 2012-) at San’in Monogatari.

Brittany drops by a cafe in Matsue for some wagashi and matcha.

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Jan 18

L.M. Zoller (CIR Ishikawa-ken, Anamizu, 2009-11) is the editor of The Ishikawa JET Kitchen: Cooking in Japan Without a Fight. A writer and web administrator for The Art of Japan: Kanazawa and Discover Kanazawa, ze also writes I’ll Make It Myself!, a blog about food culture in Japan.

After several trips to the brewpub Beer Belly and to the actual Minoh Brewery, it’s about time I got around to reviewing my absolute favorite beer in Japan: Minoh Beer (箕面ビール), which operates from Minoh, Osaka. Readers of my blog know that I love craft beers, and also that finding a really good dark beer in Japan is a huge challenge.

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